Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Regression Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 65 61
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.20% 0.76% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.93% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Cardiff median daily rate £330 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +11.11% -21.25%
10th Percentile £236 £313 £277
90th Percentile £353 £388 £332
South Wales median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -2.22% +3.85% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £15.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.75 £43.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -54.60% +176.19% -

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 585 536 528
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.97% 81.96% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 401 414
Cardiff median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £183 £213 £207
90th Percentile £525 £500 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 20
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -14.05% -29.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £39.90 £20.41 £21.69
South Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £18.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.68% +23.75% -26.83%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Product Management
6 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) NHS
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP